Ball Game Vegan Ice Cream Pie
Food is a big part of our lives and recipes are a natural page element for scrapbooks. Think about creating a recipe album as craft project or add a recipe to your next page layout. Be a part of latest scrapbooking trend and pull out your recipe cards. People who love to cook and Im one of them are always on the lookout for recipes. We clip them from magazines troll the Internet and keeping buying cookbooks. Tantalizing recipes always seem to be calling us. Relatives and friends have asked me for recipes and I share them willingly. Chinese almond cookies are one of my best recipes. A friend gave me the recipe years ago and I modified it to suit my tastes. From the first bite to the last crumb these cookies are a winner. My grandson thinks they are so good I could sell them at street fairs. Your favorite recipes could become a welcome gift. Answer these questions before you get started. Are you going to share general recipes or limit choices to one category? Choose recipes that represent you such as homemade yeast and quick breads. Think of the gift recipient as well. A friend who doesnt bake wont appreciate cookie recipes for example. On the other hand this same friend may appreciate five-ingredient recipes. How many will you share? One Christmas I made cookbooks for relatives. The collection came from Nanas recipe boxes. I printed out the recipes on holiday stationery put them in plastic sleeves assembled them in three-ring binders and put Nanas photo on the cover. Since this was a labor intensive process I limited the number to 25. You may also want to include a photo with each recipe. What printing method will you use? You may put recipes on 3" x 5" cards or enter them in your computer and print them out on 8 1/2" x 11" paper. The file card method requires handwriting whereas the computer method allows you to create multiple gifts.
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There are many excellent vegan recipe e-books available to download nowadays created by professional vegan chefs. The vegan recipes contained within are generally delicious and gourmet but also can be surprisingly easy and quick to make. Vegan recipe e-books also generally boast in stunning food photos to accompany the recipes. The recipes are also tried and tested so you can be confident that you will be getting some decent recipes! My hobby is cooking. I didnt realize it until I was showing a friend of mine how to prepare and cook a Moroccan Chicken Pie that it hit me. I really enjoy cooking. I will spend days in the kitchen making Indian or Persian or Moroccan dishes and invite my friends to a feast. My husband thinks Im crazy my friends think Im an amazing cook and I have the best time introducing my friends to new cuisines. I own 52 cookbooks and depending on what Im cooking they are always my first source for recipes and information especially when cooking ethnic dishes.
I used to do online searches looking for recipes and often I was left totally confused with what I found. There are all sorts of sites that are dedicated to recipes. Some of the larger sites have the ability for members to leave ratings and comments. These types of sites have become very popular over the past few years. There are even forums dedicated to food talk that include links to recipes and member comments. Heres where the problems arise. Do a simple online search for "Dilled Green Beans". You will see over 270000 results. These recipes are on all types of cooking sites from large established recipe sites to individual blogs. How to choose? How do you want to invest your time energy and money? Will you choose the recipe that calls for 4 lbs. of green beans 16 heads fresh dill 4 cups vinegar 9 cloves of garlic or the one that calls for 2 lbs.